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Quinoa Paella recipe – from Kitchen Divided

Ellen Jaffe Jones is “THE VEG COACH,” aka “The Broccoli Rep.” Because as she says, “Who else IS the broccoli rep?” She is an inspiring motivational speaker, personal trainer, running coach, author, and instructor of healthy cooking classes designed by respected doctors and registered dietitian. Before becoming a cookbook author, Ellen was a popular, award-winning … Continue reading

Arugula and Tomato Salad Recipe – The Almond Milk Cookbook

Almond milk is a versatile alternative to dairy- and soy-based milks. Whether you’re vegan, lactose-intolerant, or allergic to soy, you can still enjoy the rich, creamy goodness of milk. Almond milk has a pleasing light flavor and boasts a higher concentration of vitamins and minerals than either dairy or soy milk—without any cholesterol or saturated … Continue reading

Grills Gone Vegan – Portobello Burger recipe

It’s summertime.  Time to light up the grill.  Yes, there are endless possibilities for grilling without using meat or fish. This wonderful cookbook from the Book Publishing Company captures a wide variety of possibilities in one easy-to-use book. Grills Gone Vegan is the latest cookbook from Tamasin Noyes. Tamasin has been vegetarian for over thirty … Continue reading

Screaming for a Different Kind of Ice Cream!

As the old summer time saying goes, “you scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream!”. However, these days more and more people scream for a different ice cream, and this has most often meant dairy free “ice cream”. While some people are looking for a lower-saturated-fat, heart-healthy option, others are looking for lactose-free … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Torte

Zel Allen, author of The Nut Gourmet, shared with us her family’s favorite nut recipe for a Thanksgiving centerpiece.  Here’s what she told us: I don’t know if Thanksgiving is wild and crazy to the max at your house, but it sure is in mine–in a good way, that is. It’s our family reunion time … Continue reading

Interview with David Lee, owner of Field Roast

As many vegetarians are thinking about what to cook for their Thanksgiving Dinner at this time of year, we asked David Lee, owner of Field Roast, to give us some insight into how he started and developed Field Roast, the company famous for its all-vegetarian deli slices, sausages, meatloaf and celebration roast products. When and … Continue reading

Ten Top Reasons To Skip The Turkey On Thanksgiving

We’d like to take this opportunity to invite you to join the growing number of people who’ll skip the turkey this Thanksgiving. There are lots of good reasons to find better and healthier ways to celebrate one of our favorite holidays. Turkey has the same disadvantages as other kinds of meat. To help you along, … Continue reading

Starbucks Finally Gets the Bugs Out!

The bug in question is the Cochineal Dactylopius coccus.  Its body and eggs gets ground up and processed to produce a red dye that’s used in many food products. The dye can be listed under several names such cochineal extract or carmine. Needless to say cochineal, like all other insects, is not vegetarian ( nor … Continue reading

Perfect Parsnips

Parsnips are root vegetables, similar to a carrot but golden yellow in color, with creamy-white flesh. They have a strong sweet flavor, and provide useful amounts of folic acid, B and C vitamins, plus plenty of dietary fiber. To prepare parsnips, top and tail, then scrub thoroughly or peel them.  You can then boil them until soft, and include … Continue reading

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes

Acorn, butternut and kabocha squash can be cut in half and filled with a delicious stuffing to provide the perfect centerpiece to any holiday table.  Here are some recipes to form the centerpiece of a truly delicious Thanksgiving Feast: Reprinted from http://www.nutritionmd.org with permission    Stuffed Winter Squash Makes 6 servings Golden squash halves, mounded with stuffing and topped with … Continue reading

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